DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME
The NCBA is a full time programme to be taught in two academic years. Each academic year will consist of two
semesters composed of 17 weeks of which 15 weeks shall be for training and continuous assessments and 2 weeks for final examinations.
The competence based education and training (CBET) system caters for free exit before completion of the programme once the learner obtains reasonable skills to enable him/her do something to earn a living. Such a learner may return to continue with the programme at a later date as long as it is done within a period of not more than 5 years from the date of enrolment.
A candidate shall be eligible for admission to the NCBA programme on meeting any of the following requirements:
a) Ordinary Level Entry Scheme (Uganda Certificate of Education). The candidate should be a holder of a Uganda
Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least three passes obtained in the same year of sitting.
PROSPECTS FOR NATIONAL CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
NCIT graduates may opt to further their education and improve on their skills by offering a diploma and or degree in Information Technology or any other vocational program of one’s choice.